Welcome to TJ’s Household Haiku – Mushrooms

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Welcome to TJ’s Household Haiku – Mushrooms

Prompt word – Mushrooms

Use the photo or the prompt word (or both) to write a haiku this week.

 “Haiku Poetry” in English is created by a vision it must paint a mental image in the writer/reader’s mind, which is 5 syllables for the first line, 7 for the second, and 5 for the third.

Here is my Haiku

Many umbrellas

Looking like mushrooms growing

How do they all move?

Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge 107 – Pie & Dust

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Challenge words for Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge -107 – Pie & Dust

Guidelines are simple.

I use a picture for my poetry as “Haiku Poetry” in English is created by a vision it must paint a mental image in the writer/reader’s mind, which is 5 syllables for the first line, 7 for the second, and 5 for the third line.

My Haiku for Pie and Dust

Apple strudel pie

Dust it with icing sugar

Your mouth will water.

Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge Week Three – Flowers & Pink

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“Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge Week Three Flowers & Pink”

27 July –  2 August

The Guidelines are simple.

Take the two words “Flowers & Pink” write a Tanka Poetry.

Tanka consist of five units (often treated as separate lines when romanized or translated) usually with the following pattern of    5-7-5-7-7 which is is syllables.

This is for the readers that don’t understand how to write Tanka Poetry, there are five lines.

Line 1 – 5 syllables

Line 2 – 7 syllables

Line 3 – 5 syllables

Line 4 – 7 syllables

Line 5 – 7 syllables

What is a syllable?

  1. a unit of pronunciation having one vowel sound, with or without surrounding consonants, forming the whole or a part of a word; for example, there are two syllables in water and three in inferno.

You can use the picture above , which will give you a vision using the words

Use the tag #weeklytankachallenge.

Copy and paste your link of your finished Tanka poetry into the comments below, so we can all go and visit your site to see what you have done.

Last week we had only two bloggers take part in “Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge Week Two – Child & Harbor”

They were  IsM and Erhynireh, thanks, ladies, I appreciate you joining in if I missed anyone please comment below .

Welcome to TJ’s Household Haiku – Tide

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Welcome to TJ’s Household Haiku – Tide

Prompt word – Tide

Use the photo or the prompt word (or both) to write a haiku this week.

 “Haiku Poetry” in English is created by a vision it must paint a mental image in the writer/reader’s mind, which is 5 syllables for the first line, 7 for the second, and 5 for the third.

Here is my Haiku

Never trust beauty

If you came upon this star

Let the tide solve it

Sue Vincents Thursday’s Photo Prompt – Stepping Stones #writephoto

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My Response to Sue Vincents Thursday’s Photo Prompt – Stepping Stones #writephoto

Stepping Stones #writephoto #shortstory #shapingyourstory

After an early breakfast Matt and Paul packed up their tent and belongings and set forth down a rather steep incline making towards sunlight they could see coming through the tall trees, there must be a clearing sooner or later.

When they started out on their camping trip the bush had been small and spread thinly out in front of them, but as they went deeper in it had got quite busy with bush and not much room to move.

As night was setting in they pitch the tent and got the fire going, and cooked a meal.

After a good night sleep, they were feeling quite refresh and ready for another go with their tramp through the bush.

When they got down the steep sidings they saw a river running, so decided to follow it downstream at least they were out of the thick bush.

They had been walking for a good hour and had come across stepping stones going right across the river.

So off they went stepping from one step to the next until we were on the other side of the river, now that was where everything about their camping trip came unstuck.

Loud queer noises were coming down the river.

They never knew it had been raining very heavy further up in the mountains.

Those queer noises were the rocks and rapids thumping their way down the river and were approaching the stepping stones they had walked over only half an hour ago.

Then they both suddenly released what was happening they froze on the spot.

They both knew they were in for trouble as with the force of the water coming down there was no way they were going to get back to the other side by using those stepping stones.

The water was building up along the river bank pushing them higher up on the river sidings, they were in trouble they had to find a clearing in the cliffs and get onto the higher ground or they would be swept away down the river.

When they were just about ready to give up to the river, they saw a goat running as fast as it could go, then it disappeared so they both had the same idea together follow that goat, and sure enough there was a clearing where a stream ran down to meet the river, moving as fast as they could with their gear they enter the sidings of the stream and started climbing up.

They never got back to those stepping stones, they  had to be picked up by a helicopter which found them two days later, though not expecting to find them on the other side of that rather deep river.

When the lads told them how they got to the other side, most hearing the story thought that they must have been dreaming, as no one to this day have ever come across those stepping stones.

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This week’s photo prompt:

Use the image to create a post on your own blog… poetry, prose, humour… by Wednesday 27th July and link back to this post with a pingback. Please make sure that the pingback works and if not, copy and paste your link into the comments section of this post.

All posts will be included in a round-up on Thursday 28th July.

Positivity Bloggers Blog Haiku – Shine

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Positivity Bloggers Blog Haiku – Shine

Can You Haiku?

Hello, fellow bloggers. 
So your challenge should you wish to accept it…….

I shall give you a word- today’s word is SHINE., posted on 22 July 2016

Write your own Haiku and include this word. Simple!

The purpose of this challenge is to….

  1. To inspire
  2. To have fun
  3. To share with each other 
  4. To get all types of people enjoying poetry 
  • Make sure you put a URL of your haiku in the comments on Positivity Bloggers Blog, so we can all go and check yours out. Or you can do a ping back. 

So what is a haiku? 

My Guidelines.

I use a picture for my poetry as “Haiku Poetry” is created by a vision it must paint a mental image in the writer/reader’s mind, which is 5 syllables for the first line, 7 for the second, and 5 for the third.

Here’s my Haiku with today’s word – SHINE

Pretty leaves are here

Warmth will shine through my body

I have happy feet.

Patricia’s Place – Striving for Excellence

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Patricia’s Place  – Striving for Excellence

“Striving for excellence motivates you,
striving for perfection demoralizes you.”
Harriet Braiker

Use the quote or the author as inspiration;
post a story…fiction or non-fiction,
a poem, a commentary, opinion or a picture.
Or use any word from the quote as a starting point.
Just write!

Somewhere in your post add a link to In Other Words.

Striving for Excellence or Perfection

As the water tumbles over the rocks

They are cleansed from the rubble that rests around them

They are striving for excellence also

What motivates them from all the rubbish that flows around them.

Their colors of cream, to gray and brown

All struggling to stay abreast the flow of the water

Striving for perfection, it never demoralizes them as they just keep going with the flow

So why should humans strive for perfection, after all, most do try their best,

Just strive for the best you can do and never let it demoralize you

As that’s not what we were brought into this life for.

Strive for what motivates you, you know you are doing your best.

Just like those rocks that the water rumbles over or IN Other Words

They are doing their best, nothing demoralizes them

So why should you struggle about Excellence or Perfection.

Click here to see what the quote inspired others to write.
The link is open from Wednesday until the following Tuesday.

“Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge Week Two – Child & Harbor”

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“Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge Week two – Child & Harbor”

20 July –  26 July – Wednesday to the following Tuesday.

The Guidelines are simple.

Take the two words ” Child and Harbor” and write a Tanka Poetry.

Tanka consist of five units (often treated as separate lines when romanized or translated) usually with the following pattern of    5-7-5-7-7 which is is syllables.

You can use the picture above , which will give you a vision using the words.

Use the tag, #weekly tanka challenge so we can find them in the Reader.

Also, copy and paste your link of your finished Tanka poetry into the comments below, so we can all go and visit your site to see what you have done.

Last week we had only two bloggers take part, in the 

“Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge Number One – Keyboard & Writing”

They were  IsM and Erhynireh, thanks, ladies, I appreciate you joining in, bloggers please have a look at what they wrote. Excellent results for the first week.

Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Challenge 106 – Sing & Flower

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The Challenge words for

Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Challenge 106 – Sing & Flower

Guidelines are simple.

I use a picture for my poetry as “Haiku Poetry” in English is created by a vision it must paint a mental image in the writer/reader’s mind, which is 5 syllables for the first line, 7 for the second, and 5 for the third.

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Here is my Haiku

It’s my turn to SING

FLOWER for my hat today

Keep the speaker on.